The Local Government of Buhi (LGU-Buhi) reported an additional one new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the town’s total to 7.

LGU-Buhi also reported that Covid-19 patient tagged as Bicol # 1200, a 25 years old female clerk from barangay Monte Calvario this town. Her swab test was released yesterday, August 28.

Bicol # 1200 onset of illness was recorded on August 8, 2020, and her history of travel and exposure is yet to be verified, said LGU-Buhi.

Based on the record of the Municipal Epidemiological Surveillance Unit (MESU), Bicol # 1200 was not in the list of Locally Stranded Individuals (LSI) nor the returning resident or OFW, said LGU-Buhi.

Also, the patient is not in the record of as identified primary contact of the previous Covid-19 patients, LGU-Buhi explained.

LGU-Buhi also said that the Contact Tracing Team is now conducting verification and information gatherings about Bicol # 1200.

To date, Buhi has 7 Covid-19 cases with 5 recoveries and 1 death.